Reply to post: Re: One, OK, hundred, I have my doubts

Are you sure you've got a floppy disk stuck in the drive? Or is it 100 lodged in the chassis?

heyrick Silver badge

Re: One, OK, hundred, I have my doubts

"Perhaps the biggest disruption was moving to WordPerfect"

At my place of work we had a brief foray with Linux and one of the office suites (it didn't work out, back to Windows).

Anyway, it became readily clear who actually understood what a word processor/spreadsheet was for, and who was completely and utterly lost because the stuff they expected to find "here" (menu, icon, etc) was in a different place. Some of them were even like "the fourth option down on the menu on the left does this" rather than reading it and noticing that maybe it's now the sixth item down...

I guess some people are taught concepts, and others are taught exactly what they needed to know and nothing else.

Oh, yeah, when we went back to Windows we'd finally ditched XP. Cue new software, same as the old, but with everything in different places. Much more head scratching and "this isn't the same as I remember it" comments.

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